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[movies]Agri-Access Network: A Pennsylvania Pilot Study - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-269Agri-Access Network: A Pennsylvania Pilot StudyA priority commercial network was defined for farm-to-market roads in rural Pennsylvania. Bridge and other road deficiencies were addressed to minimize transportation costs and encourage rural economic development. A two- county pilot study is described through interviews with study participants, including local farmers and businessmen...
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Downloads: 76
[movies]Idea Store 4 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-232Idea Store 4Various ideas submitted by local agencies include steel grates for water runoff on rural roads, slush snow and ice buildup on snow removal equipment, ditch filling in road resurfacing, minimizing aggregate loss during blading, using discarded tires, and portable road signs.
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Downloads: 53
[movies]Idea Store 2 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-193Idea Store 2Various ideas submitted by local agencies include work zone traffic control devices, motor grader blade changing, estimating road aggregate loss during grading, and discouraging beaver dams at culverts with a fabric beaver baffler. Samples of community information brochures are also featured.
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Downloads: 52
[movies]Timber Bridge No. 2 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-289Timber Bridge No. 2Modern timber bridges built with local labor from local Northeastern hardwood are described and promoted in this video. PennDOT's timber bridge research is described, and a pilot project was taped. Bridge design, materials research, timber selection and milling, beam fabrication, and onsite construction are described to inspire public confidence in the strength and durability of modern timber bridges...
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Downloads: 109
[movies]Idea Store 6 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-195Idea Store 6Various ideas submitted by local agencies include wildflower planting along highways, adopt-a-highway litter control programs, good street sign design, a filing box for good ideas, a cage for work zone lights to prevent vandalism, forming and use of precast walls, grates and posts, and the Kissimmee, Florida local employee safety program...
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Downloads: 48
[movies]Idea Store 5 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-231Idea Store 5Topics include misconceptions about hard-hats, tire inflation markers in trucks to help conserve fuel, employee safety grams, the use of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices and flagging handbooks to avoid litigation, and an adopt-a-sign maintenance program.
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Downloads: 67
[movies]Idea Store 7 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-230Idea Store 7This seventh in the series includes brief segments on equipment from Michigan: an air- foil for dump trucks, a cylinder wrench, and a curb scraper for loader buckets. A timber bridge demonstration project is presented, and various sewer and storm water innovations from a T2 conference are included.
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Downloads: 76
[movies]Idea Store 3 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-192Idea Store 3Various ideas submitted by local agencies include two methods for changing snowplow blades with lifters, articulated loader pin removal, a motor grader maintenance checklist, truck-yard cleaning, creek bed stabilization with precast panelized wall units, and a road material spreader-box mounted on a grader. There is also an update on the beaver baffler...
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Downloads: 51
[movies]Idea Store 8 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-240Idea Store 8Various ideas submitted by local agencies include medical decals to be placed on the hard hat instead of wearing a metal bracelet or pendant, a maintenance awareness and winter driving safety program with the message Avoid Getting Plowed, warning lights to indicate fuel truck presence in maintenance garages, and a cart to ease installation of a snow-wing plow...
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Downloads: 66
[movies]Idea Store 9 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-241Idea Store 9Only one topic is addressed in this tape: key tags for heavy equipment operators which graphically represent the machines' blind spots. Tags have been produced by Penn Dot for dump trucks, loaders, graders, skid loaders, semi trucks, school buses, motor coaches, low boys and excavators, and are available to LTAP centers in bulk, embossed with a local center's logo.
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Downloads: 73
[movies]Pennsylvania Bridges: Maintaining the Past - Preserving the Future - Pennsylvania Departmentof Transportation
Pennsylvania Departmentof TransportationVideo VH-414Pennsylvania Bridges: Maintaining the Past - Preserving the FutureTo keep long term costs down and ensure safety, a good preventative maintenance program is vital. The overall performance life of a bridge can be extended considerably with a relatively small investment and no major component replacement or rehabilitation. Cost effective maintenance activities include: eliminating deck joints, repairing or installing expansion dams, repairing bri...
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Downloads: 87
[movies]Low Volume Road Maintenance - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-80Low Volume Road MaintenanceMaintenance techniques are shown for three road types: unimproved, stabilized and pie crust roads. Advance planning and inspection are emphasized. The importance of good road drainage and maintenance of a road crown are stressed. Grading and side-dozing are demonstrated for ditch clearance and shaping, and crown measurement is shown...
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Downloads: 121
[movies]Idea Store 1 - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Pennsylvania Department of TransportationVideo VH-194Idea Store 1Various ideas submitted by local agencies include a level for checking the road crown, a special hand-level, snowplow blade storage racks, stop sign upgrading and inventory control, and standard plans for street furniture.
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Downloads: 48
[movies]Drainage Pipe Placement - Pennsylvania Departmentof Transportation
Pennsylvania Departmentof TransportationVideo VH-122Drainage Pipe PlacementThis video demonstrates proper excavation, compaction and filling for pipe installation in highway drainage maintenance. Site preparation and pipe placement are shown, but the determination of proper pipe slope and grade is not. The excavation area is marked and the old pipe is removed with a backhoe; a smooth trench is created with squared sides and a firm subbase...
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Downloads: 91
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